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Black History Art Gallery Winners Announced

Izzy Gallegos, Reporter

February 19, 2014

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In the Black History Art Contest, sophomore Michael Wolfryd placed third. An honorable mention was given to freshman Alexis Adams for her entry. Their art will be displayed Feb. 22 at the Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Cente...

Young at Art

Nikki Eduave, Reporter

February 15, 2014

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Junior Eunjee Chong has been selected to be featured at the prestigious 2014 State Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibit at the Capitol. “[The artwork submitted] was a prismacolor picture of a group of kids at the Blanton Art museu...

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February 3, 2014

A Reader’s’ Haven: Book Club Starts Back Up

Caroline Yong, Reporter

January 29, 2014

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Open for all book-lovers and avid readers, a new Book Club has formed. The club will include discussions on popular and upcoming books, a chance to read “classics” to provide help in English classes and an availability o...

ROTC Stands Proud at National Competition

Aleah Goldberg, Copy Editor

December 16, 2013

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Members of the ROTC Academic Team participated in round one of the ROTC Academic Bowl Nov. 1-15 and are advancing to round two of the national competition. The competition consists of questions in the subjects of Junior ROTC, ...

HOSA Walks Move to Stop Diseases

Becky Mitchell, Copy Editor

December 9, 2013

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HOSA hosted a Rare Disease Walk Nov. 23. The walk was for unknown or uncommon diseases, such as Laurence Moon Syndrome, Pars Planitis and Lentigo Maligna Melanoma . Many Round Rock ISD schools participated, as well as Leander s...

FFA Continues Excellence in Fall Competitions

Shannon Steidel, Editor in Chief

November 25, 2013

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On Nov. 12, the McNeil FFA competed in the CenTex District LDE Contest, with several members advancing to area based on their performance. Catherine Caprio won Senior Creed Speaking and will advance to Area competition. The Sen...

FFA Students Herd In Victory

Nikki Eduave, Reporter

November 12, 2013

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Last Saturday, six students from the FFA program came home with ribbons from the Cedar Park Livestock Show. The students were judged based on their animals’ condition and responsiveness. In the lamb category, junior Anahi Y...

National French Week Begins

Caroline Yong, Reporter

November 5, 2013

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It’s time to start waving around those blue, white and red flags because National French Week is Nov. 4-8. “National French Week was designated by the AATF, an organization for French teachers and others interested in prom...

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